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Brockton Rox second baseman Rob McCunney (left) hit leadoff in Monday’s game, with third baseman Ryan Tufts batting second.
Brockton Rox second baseman Rob McCunney (left) hit leadoff in Monday’s game, with third baseman Ryan Tufts batting second.Photos by Peter Cappiello for The Boston Globe

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For Brockton Rox second baseman and shortstop Rob McCunney, Monday was supposed to be about the positives.

The Cohasset native was selected to his first Futures Collegiate Baseball League All-Star game in his second year in the league and led the charge as lead-off hitter through the Rox’ recent 6-4 stint over its last 10 games, which included a three-game winning streak heading into Monday.

The Fordham rising senior said that he was enjoying his final year of FCBL eligibility as much as he could, compared to last year where an injury cut his playing time short.

“I broke my foot about halfway through the season,” McCunney said. So, knock on wood, luckily I’m healthy so far this year.”

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